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Entertaining and fall go hand in hand.
Fall is the season when people are making yummy food, watching great football games and inviting people over more often. I used to be the host that would make it a huge deal when someone was coming over. I would clean for hours, bake and cook for more hours and stress about it throughout all of those hours.
Who has time for all that?
Not me anymore.
Today, I am sharing 5 Ways To Make Your Fall Decor Welcoming. These tips are easy, inexpensive and really make your home feel warm and cozy.
1.Bake: Not for hours. For me, a bread and/or muffin is simple to whip up and bakes while I am setting up other things. We can never eat bananas fast enough in our home so I always have over-ripe bananas on hand. I also always make sure to have a couple of cans of pumpkin on hand in the fall. I always have ample batter so I bake a few mini-loaves for my guests to take home. I wrap them in plastic wrap, add a raffia ribbon and then put them in white gift bags. Easy to do and makes your guests feel special.
2. Set Up An Apple Cider Station: Nothing says fall like apple cider and I love having it on hand for impromptu guests. Years ago, I never added the mulling spices to apple cider, but now, I don’t make it without it. IT IS A MUST! It makes the cider so much better. I put the cider and the mulling spices in a crock pot and let it warm for a few hours. How easy is that????!!! Pour, add spice bags and turn the crock pot on and you are in apple cider business!
3. Shop Your Home: If I am putting up any type of food or drink spread, I shop our house for things I can add to the area to make it more special. The apple cider station got “falled-up” with some of our decorations from around the house.
Just like I did for my fall decor this year, shopping my home is one of my favorite things to do when we have guests coming over. I don’t spend extra money on decorations and I am not wasting time shopping for them in a store. A few things pulled from different areas of our home was all this apple cider station needed.
4. Buy American Home™ by Yankee Candle® brands products in fall fragrances at your local Walmart:
There were so many fragrance varieties that caught my eye within the American Home™ by Yankee Candle® brands products.
It is very convenient to purchase the quality American Home™ by Yankee Candle® brands products while shopping at Walmart. I found them easily in the candle aisle. I was able to get a large 19 oz. tumbler for $14.93, a 2.6 oz. Fragrance Beads for $3.43 and a 4 oz. Small Tumbler Candle for $4.93. I chose them all in the Shades of Fall fragrance.
Bonus tip** Spread the candles and other products throughout your home: This way, the fragrance is consistent throughout. I set the Fragrance Beads in our porch because I knew we would be sitting out there. I put the 4 oz. Small Tumbler Candle in the bathroom and the large tumbler was perfect near the apple cider.
5. Buy Neutral Decor: I can’t say this enough. I am always looking for things that can be used for more than one thing. I do this for home decor and party decor. If you stay with neutral, you can customize it for what you need. I could have easily painted some fall leaves on this burlap banner or added some raffia or other “non-permanent” additions to it. Sticking with neutral means then you will always have what you need on hand for any occasion.
I am so happy fall is here. We have celebrated it a few times already and we plan on many more fall celebrations. What is your favorite tip to make your home more welcoming for fall?
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